Thursday, July 02, 2009

Know Your Gold Cup History

All Time Stats: W-L-D records, top goalscorers, most tournaments scored in.

One big record could fall this year. The USA is 3 games away from matching Mexico's 16 game Gold Cup unbeaten streak.

Top Ten Moments ( - Nice article.

And why not relive the best Gold Cup ever (2007) by watching the comp I put together of all the goals? That tournament had it all: great goals, controversy (USA vs Canada), cindarellas (Guadeloupe), and a great, dramatic final (USA vs Mexico). You knew from the opening match (Canada vs Costa Rica), which featured a comeback and quality finishing, that it was going to be a good one. Too bad nobody outside of North America noticed.


Comments on "Know Your Gold Cup History"


Anonymous Matt said ... (7:25 AM, July 02, 2009) : 

I guess you're assuming Donovan will fill one of the 7 extra roster spots? Because as of now, he's not on the roster and won't be breaking any records.

I doubt he'll be called in. He's been away from the Galaxy a long time already.


Blogger J said ... (9:24 AM, July 02, 2009) : 

The Gold Cup is a great tournament. I say so as a Canadian fan, since this is really the only thing we have ever won.

However, some black marks on the Gold Cup:

* The outstanding 2007 tourney was marred by highway robbery in the semi-final round
* This ridiculous decision to allow the USA 7 extra roster spots. How Mickey Mouse is that?
* Hosting the tournament in the US every year. Imagine if this happened in any other confederation.
* Ridiculous travel schedules, like the one whereby Canada plays in Los Angeles, Columbus, and Miami over 7 days.


Anonymous Matt said ... (10:28 AM, July 02, 2009) : 

Add to this that Cuba qualified but they won't come because they lose half their team every time they play in the US.


Blogger scaryice said ... (8:22 PM, July 02, 2009) : 



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